Politics

Obama in the Balance

To win re-election, the president must alternate between presenting himself as a policymaker-in-chief and a myth.

"Hillz" Clinton Was Always Cool

What's behind the former First Lady and current Secretary of State's image rehabilitation?

Romney's Impatient Plan

The former Massachusetts governor sets his sights on an ambitious first day at the White House.

Kerfuffle!

Cry havoc, and let slip the dogs of faux outrage!

An E-Book a Day Keeps Amazon at Bay

Today's Balance Sheet

The Nuclear Politics of a Poem

A look at the poem that led the Israeli government to declare Gunter Grass a persona non grata.

Zimmerman's Fair Trial

Whether or not Treyvon Martin's shooter is found guilty of second-degreee murder, at least the facts will be aired and evaluated in open court.

Read My Lips: Fairer Taxes

Six ways to restore balance to our broken system

Today in Looney Tea Party Theories

Why Allen West won't be the GOP's vice-presidential candidate

Obama and Romney Agree: Romney Is a Conservative!

For now, the incumbent's campaign will focus on their opponents's self-proclaimed conservatism.

The Weakness of the Buffett Rule

Will it work as a campaign tactic? Probably. But it could be better.

The Wrong Approach

The Romney campaign won't get anywhere by rolling with the narrative set by Obama and his team.

What's in a Name?

The risk of accepting Obamacare

Married With Child

Race, sexuality, and being invisible

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